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The Lone Bellow, Live In The Greene Space

Friday, March 27, 2015

Watch the video webcast of the Brooklyn-based folk band's performance from WNYC's Greene Space.

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Pierre Boulez Picks 10 Great Works of the 20th Century

Thursday, March 26, 2015

On the occasion of the great composer's 90th birthday, listen to the performances that he thinks are the most important of the last century. 

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Death Cab For Cutie Finds Art In Repairing Something Broken

Monday, March 23, 2015

Singer-songwriter Ben Gibbard and bassist Nick Harmer go deep on the indie rock band's latest record, Kintsugi.


Jen Larson And Deep River: Revitalizing Bluegrass In Brooklyn

Friday, March 20, 2015

Hear the bluegrass songwriter perform two of her own songs as well as a musical “gutpunch” from the repertoire of the celebrated Stanley Brothers.


Unlikely Savior For the Music Industry: Your 12-Year-Old

Thursday, March 12, 2015

As the music industry struggled to keep older buyers and fans, it's discovered that tweens are the ultimate renewable resource —  as long as the artists sort of act their age.


Torres, Live In The Greene Space

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Listen to the powerful singer-songwriter preview songs from her new record, Sprinter, live in the Greene Space.

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Dan Deacon: Riffing With A New Voice

Monday, March 02, 2015

Watch the endlessly exuberant electronic musician perform songs from his latest album, Gliss Riffer, in the Soundcheck studio.


Emmy The Great: Elegant Pop And Poetic Wordplay

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Watch the Hong Kong-born, London-raised, Brooklyn based songwriter perform in the Soundcheck studio.

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Guster, Live In The Greene Space

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The band Guster is back with a denser, dancier version of their iconic 90s sound.

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Lady Lamb Broadens Her Palette On 'After'

Monday, February 23, 2015

The contemplative and uninhibited songwriter returns to perform songs from her upcoming album, After, in the Soundcheck studio.


The Best Thing About Drake's Mixtape Is the Memes

Thursday, February 19, 2015

When Drake released his mixtape If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late last week, fans flocked online to listen and have some fun with Photoshop.


BRONCHO: Indie Pop Hooks You Can't Stop Singing

Monday, February 16, 2015

With playful melodies you won't forget, the Oklahoma band plays songs from its 2014 album, Just Enough Hip To Be Woman, in the Soundcheck studio.


Jim Jarmusch: Walking The Tightrope

Thursday, February 12, 2015

The filmmaker and musician discusses walking the line between narrative and abstraction, his live scores for Man Ray's silent films, and previews his upcoming opera on Nikola Tesla.

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Father John Misty, Live In The Greene Space

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The expansive, melodic songwriter known as Father John Misty visits WNYC's Greene Space to play songs from his new record, I Love You, Honeybear.

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Hear This Newly Unearthed Gem Celebrating Nelson Mandela's Trip to NYC

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

On the 25th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's release from prison, we dug up a special program Soundcheck's John Schaefer created to commemorate the South African leader's historic visit.


Kevin Griffin Is A Man Of Many Voices, Musical Or Otherwise

Thursday, February 05, 2015

From his "day job" as the lead singer of the alt-rock stalwarts Better Than Ezra, Griffin has become a respected Nashville-based songwriter for a huge array of artists. 


Inside the Outsider Vision of Miranda July

Monday, February 02, 2015

The polymorphic artist and performer talks at length about her new book, 'The First Bad Man,' and explains why she might -- just might -- show up at the Oscars. 


Mucca Pazza: Colorfully Clashing Marching Band Rock

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Hear the colorful and sprawling marching band Mucca Pazza bring its wild circus show to the Soundcheck studio.


The Manic Musical Worlds of Nick Kroll

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The multi-talented, many-faced comedian talks about the colorful musical personalities that have studded the storyline of 'Kroll Show.' 


Johnny Flynn Hits a New Note in 'Song One'

Friday, January 23, 2015

The British singer-songwriter and actor joins director Kate Barker-Froyland in the Soundcheck studio to talk about their new film 'Song One,' also starring Anne Hathaway. 

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